31 Jul - 29 Nov 2012
During her time at ZK/U Nancy will be developing a new project based on self-help and pop psychological instructions for personal development and the resulting effect on both real and constructed identities. Nancy has accumulated a large collection of heavily marked used self-help books which she views as an archaeological record of the prior owners attempts at self-development.
Nancy S. Woods (1980) is a New York based artist currently living and working in Ankara, Turkey. She received her B.F.A. in Painting from Rhode Island School of Design in 2002 and her M.F.A. in Studio Art from The City College of New York (CUNY) in 2012. She previously worked as a bookbinder and conservator of rare books and manuscripts.